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Politics Mar 19Supreme Court set for case on racial bias in jury selection
This week, the Supreme Court will consider whether Curtis Flowers' conviction and death sentence in a sixth trial should stand or be overturned for a familiar reason: because prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury.
Economy Feb 12Fed chairman doesn’t see signs of economic downturn, yet ‘poverty remains a challenge’
In a visit to a historically black university in the Mississippi Delta, Jerome Powell said that many rural areas have not benefited from the national prosperity. He said those areas need special support.
Politics Nov 26WATCH: Trump campaigns for Hyde-Smith ahead of Mississippi Senate runoff
Hyde-Smith has found herself in a closer-than-expected runoff contest after she made comments about attending a public hanging.
Politics Jun 27Questions surround death of tea party official
RIDGELAND, Miss. — A tea party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won a nasty Republican primary.